State of Montana Psychiatric Aide in Boulder, Montana

Description : Psychiatric Aide Trainee

Job Overview: Position #90086

Shift: Hours and days off will be determined.

Salary: $11.18 - $11.92 hourly

Are you interested in helping people? This position is a permanent position as a Psychiatric Aide with the Montana Developmental Center. We are looking for motivated employees interested providing services to promote healthy people, healthy communities.

For this position we offer yearly benefits which include:

  • A contribution of $12,648/yr towards health, life, dental and optional vision insurance;

  • Choice between two defined retirement benefit plans and an optional 457(b) deferred compensation;

  • 15 days paid vacation, 12 days sick leave and 10 paid holidays.

Duties :

The Psychiatric Aide provides assistance and support to clients in maintaining a therapeutic environment. Provides treatment, training, guidance, and support by following the Individual Treatment Plan. Encourages and leads client participation in scheduled activities. Documents clients’ interaction and participation with activities.

Employee may be required to change shift and/or days off temporarily to accommodate facility needs.

Current certification of freedom from tuberculosis is required. A skin test will be provided by Montana Developmental Center for persons able to use this test.

Montana Developmental Center is a tobacco/smoke-free facility. Incumbent will be required to refrain from tobacco use during the work shift.

Successful applicant(s) will be subject to: Criminal History Background Check.

Required for the first day of work:

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to make observations and report information accurately.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

  • Ability to operate personal computer and general office equipment as necessary to complete essential functions.

  • Ability to persuade clients to change behaviors.

  • Ability to accept criticism and deal calmly with high stress situations.


Position requires high school diploma or equivalent. One year experience working with individuals with developmental, behavioral, or psychiatric disorders. Other equivalent combinations of education and related experience may be considered.

Job: *Healthcare Support

Title: Psychiatric Aide

Location: Boulder

Requisition ID: 18142052